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Unknown Sentry Stands Guard

 
 
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
1. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard Marker
Inscription.  This unknown sentry stands guard over hallow ground in honor to the brave American soldiers who fought and breathed their last in mortal battle Dec. 19, 1862. Sponsored by Salem Cemetery Battlefield Assn. and the family of Civil War vet., Pvt. Smith C. Kirby, 7th TN. Cavalry U.S., IV Great Grandfather of John Dichiara from Finger, TN
 
Erected 2002 by Salem Cemetery Battlefield Assn and others.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 37.782′ N, 88° 45.936′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Memorial is on Cotton Grove Road. The marker is located on the grounds of the Salem Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Salem Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Large Oak Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones' Anglewood
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
2. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard
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(approx. 1½ miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lane College (approx. 2.3 miles away); Adam Huntsman (approx. 2.3 miles away); Seven Pillars (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
3. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard
This sentry is located in the Salem Battlefield Ground Zero Pavillion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022